Kirsten Walkom

Global communications director—
Save the Children International


Kirsten Walkom is global communications director of Save the Children International. She was recently named one of the most influential PR professionals in the world by PR Week, and has extensive experience in reputation management and corporate, creative and branding communications, including work with UN organisations and NGOs, international governments, Fortune 500 corporations, heads of state, members of the royal family and other high-level personalities. She has dealt with safety and security issues, immigration and migration, war and conflict, fraud and financial mismanagement, corporate litigation and governance issues worldwide. She holds an HBA from Queen’s University with a specialization in terrorism and counterterrorism. @KirstenWalkom